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September 8, 2018
West Side

Edward’s Garden Center is proud to once again support Blue Chip Animal Rescue and will match all donations up to a total of $500 during its fall festival. This family event will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 525 River St., Forty Fort. Activities include appearances from Blue Chip Farms with animals to adopt, face painting by Jessica, pony rides by Pony Paradise and food trucks. Juggler Rob Smith, live music by The Blend and wood carving by Kevin Treat take place Saturday, Sept. 22, while Justincredible balloons and Three Imaginary Boys appear Sunday, Sept. 23. Build-your-own scarecrow Welcome fall by creating your very own scarecrow for your porch or yard at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. This is a great family activity where you can have a lot of fun and really get creative. For $25, Edward’s Garden Center supplies burlap for the head, straw and poles. Participants must bring clothes for their scarecrow. He or she can really come to life under your creation. Workshops fill up fast so please call 570-287-4329 to make your reservation. Fees must be paid in advance. Community day The Cherry Street Bible Church in Plymouth hosts a free Community Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. See the Plymouth fire truck and meet fireman Brian. In three to five minutes, have a free child ID card printed for your child, sponsored by New York Life. Free food, face painting, games and prizes available throughout the day. Join in on the fun, rain or shine, on the corner of Cherry and Church streets. Piggies sale St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, Tripp St., Swoyersville, is having a piggie sale Saturday, Oct. 6. Piggies are $2.50 each, and pick up runs from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. To place an order call 570-287-3110. Deadline for orders is Sept. 28. Kingston flea market The Women’s Fellowship of the Westmoor Church of Christ, at 57 S. Goodwin Ave. Kingston, will hold their annual flea market today, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be available. Craft pairing dinner Come out and tempt your taste buds at the Swoyersville Kiwanis’ Craft Pairing Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Coal City Tavern, 75 Main St., Luzerne. Enjoy a four-course meal with four specialty craft beers, from Yards Brewery in Philadelphia, that compliment each part of the meal. Tickets are $35 per person. See any Swoyersville Kiwanis member for tickets, email swoyk1951@comcast.net or call 570-762-1985. Deadline is Thursday, Sept. 20. Must be 21 to attend. Forty Fort flea market Forty Fort United Methodist Church, at Wyoming and Yeager avenues, will hold its third annual flea market and craft fair in the church parking lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. There will be a bake sale and light refreshments will be available to purchase. Twenty five vendors will participate. Fall festival The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth, will hold a fall festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. Event is eat in or take out. Menu includes potato pancakes, piggies, pierogi, halushki, wimpies, sausage and peppers, hot dogs, cheeseburgers, hamburgers, Polish burgers, kielbasi and kraut sandwiches, and clam chowder. There will be a selection of homemade pies, baked goods and apple dumplings. A basket auction and plant table will be featured along with music by Classic DJs. Market in the Park The Edwardsville Hometown Committee will host its inaugural “Market in the Park” event Saturday Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at John Hopkins Park, Edwardsville. Rain date is Sept. 9. For details, contact Jackie Moran at 570-239-9594. Barbara Pitcavage writes about the West Side. Contact her at rocko1245@aol.com.

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